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Statehouse News Bureau

Ohio's top utility regulator has resigned, days after FBI agents raided his German Village home.

Ohio Public Radio

An environmental group is challenging Ohio Governor John Kasich's promotion of a multi-million dollar petrochemical plant in Belmont County. 

Andy Chow / Ohio Statehouse News Bureau

Environmental advocates say the state’s land, air and water are at risk if  proposed cuts to the U.S. EPA are implemented.


Conservation groups say Ohio's wild turtle populations are at risk due to increased harvesting. They are calling for limits to be placed on the numbers of turtles that may be harvested by for-profit traders.

The Sierra Club, the Ohio Environmental Council and the Center for Biological Diversity have filed a lawsuit aimed at blocking plans to allow fracking in the Wayne National Forest.

Alternative energy supporters have organized a campaign against two proposed agreements that they call coal-plant bailouts.

A deal between an environmental group and Columbus-based American Electric Power could change the future landscape of energy generation for the company. 

The U.S. EPA has finalized it's rule defining which streams and wetlands should be protected under the Clean Water Act.

Environmental advocates are weighing in on what they’d like to see accomplished at the Statehouse this year.

Young Ohioans are expected to play a key role in Tuesday's elections and in future public policy.

An environmental group has discovered a controversial plan by the Ohio Department of Natural Resources to tackle oil and gas drilling issues.

An Associated Press analysis of federal environmental data shows chemicals and waste from the coal industry have tainted hundreds of waterways and groundwater supplies for decades, spoiling private wells, shutting down fishing and rendering streams virtually lifeless.

FirstEnergy Says Sierra Club Misleading Consumers On Record

Sep 18, 2013

The Sierra Club has launched a campaign to discourage Ohioans from buying electricity from the retail arm of Akron-based FirstEnergy.

An environmental group seeking documents related to alleged illegal dumping of wastewater from oil and gas drilling into a northeast Ohio storm sewer is suing the state for access to the records. 

The Ohio Department of Natural Resources has paid nearly 9-thousand dollars to the Sierra Club to settle a public records lawsuit.